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New Treatment Recommendations Released

By | October 5th, 2016|Preparedness|

Tuberculosis (TB) experts recently released new treatment recommendations for health care providers treating patients with drug susceptible TB. It has been thirteen years since new treatment guidance was released. Updated recommendations for drug resistant TB are also in the works. The United States Preventive Service Task Force just released a new recommendation encouraging providers to [...]

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Tuberculosis & Mankind

By | March 24th, 2014|Prevention|

Tuberculosis and mankind share a dramatic and intertwined history.  TB has caused millions of deaths every year for centuries, been found in Egyptian mummies, has placed patients into sanatoriums, and has  even has a folklore link relating it with vampires,  The drama continues into this decade: in 2012, there were 8.8 million new cases of [...]